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Podcast: Improve your social media presence. Featuring: Lucy Tile from Bairnkine Farm

30 September 2020


Women in agriculture groups across Scotland recently participated in a social media presence webinar as part of the farm advisory service. The groups were joined by SAC consulting social media…

Beef Cattle Grazing

Podcast: NE Organic Discussion Group with Mary Young and David McClelland

21 September 2020


In this podcast Malcolm Macdonald talked to SAC Nutritionist Mary Young and Norvite Technical Director David McClelland about minerals in ruminant rations. This included an overview of the major minerals…

Starting A Farming Business And Growing Crops For The First Time – A Conversation with Patrick Laurie

http:// Patrick Laurie, Galloway based author of ‘Native’ speaks to Janette Sutherland in Skye about his book.  They discuss his starting a farming business and growing crops for the first…

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AgriBusiness News September 2020

The September 2020 edition of Agribusiness News is now available to download and read.  Along with the regular monthly articles on policy, cereals, beef, potatoes, sheep and milk, this month…

A photo of the title slide from a webinar. There are young beef cattle in the frame with a text box showing the details of the webinar. "Webinar - an introduction to the new Orkney Soil & Nutrient Network: Lyking Farm'.

Webinar: An Introduction the the new Orkney Soil & Nutrient Network: Lyking Farm

In this webinar, we introduce Lyking Farm, the new host farm for the Orkney Soil & Nutrient Network. Farm facilitator Graham Scott provides an overview of the farm and leads…

Agri Business News August 2020

The latest edition features articles on policy, cereals, beef, potatoes, sheep and milk.  In addition this month there are feature articles on pigs, Covid-19 and autumn livestock markets and an…

In the background is a section of Tesco 'farm brand' logos e.g. Suntrail Farms, Woodside Farms, Willow Farms etc. In the foreground is the blue title box for the 'Webinar - Brand building - where do I start?'

Webinar: Brand Building (Part 1) – Where Do I Start?

  “Woodside Farms” Sound familiar? Tesco got into some hot water over the ‘fake farm scandal’ in 2017. But why bother to brand produce with a farm brand name? Covid19,…

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Webinar: Brand Building (Part 2) – What Comes Next?

  Visual Asset, Favicon, E-commerce, Tik Tok… Sift through the noise and learn in simple terms the nuts and bolts you will need to design a brand, use it well,…

Women in Agriculture: Case Study – Patricia Sutherland

Patricia Sutherland is a crofter in Caithness, producing soft fruit which she sells at Wick Market. Alongside her husband George they have built up a successful business, selling direct to…

Webinar: Woodland Creation & Management Part 1 – Benefits of woodlands

    We address the hows and whys of woodland creation and management in this series of webinars. During this first webinar, we focus on the benefits of woodlands both…

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